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Mount Ephraim

A Grade II Listed Building in Hernhill, Kent

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Latitude: 51.3013 / 51°18'4"N

Longitude: 0.9597 / 0°57'34"E

OS Eastings: 606413

OS Northings: 159960

OS Grid: TR064599

Mapcode National: GBR SWD.9G1

Mapcode Global: VHKJX.LK68

Entry Name: Mount Ephraim

Listing Date: 21 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1069118

English Heritage Legacy ID: 176742

Location: Hernhill, Swale, Kent, ME13

County: Kent

District: Swale

Civil Parish: Hernhill

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

(North side)

Mount Ephraim

House. 1695, rebuilt 1878 and extended 1913 all for Dawes family. Red
brick and slate roof. Irregular plan with rectangular main block, and
service wings to right and rear right. Two storeys on plinth with cornice
and parapet, with projecting window bay to left and recessed wing to right.
Hipped roof with several stacks ranged left to right. Central leaded
cupola. Sash windows in stone surroundsin I:5:5 pattern on first floor,
and I:3:5 on ground floor. Double doors of 3 raised and fielded panels
each to centre Left with rectangular fanlight. Heavy cornice and parapet
on fluted Doric columns and pilasters and flight of 6 steps. Roof
parapet raised over porch with swags. Left and right returns based on
brick terraces, about 3 feet high to left, up to 8 feet high to right with
stone steps and balustrade. Interior: cellars survive from the earliest
building, but most interiors are of C19/early C20. Heavily plastered
friezes and cornices and marble fireplaces in main rooms. Marble Ionic
columns and pilaster in staircase hall, with elliptical arches and
panelling, egg and tongue cornices, and staircase with half-landing and
guilloche pattern cast iron balusters. First floor gallery with marble
balustrade, and Corinthiah columns set in antis on 2 sides. Early C20
service wings with tiled interiors.

Listing NGR: TR0641359960

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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